Germany Mines and Minerals
Iron Ore.Germany abounds in iron ores, some of which are of superior quality. The production increased rapidly for a time, but in recent years there has been a very great decline. About 35 per cent, is brown iron ore, 25 per cent. spathic iron ore, 25 per cent. spahic iron, 18 per cent. black band, and 10 per cent. red iron ore.